1. NFL Picks Week 8: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Week 7 brought with it even more surprises than usual in the NFL . The 1-4 St. Louis Rams stunned the suddenly reeling Seattle Seahawks. The previously winless Jacksonville Jaguars didn't just get a victory; they rolled the Cleveland Browns...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 309,489 reads 344 comments

  2. Bleacher Report's Week 7 NFL Awards

    Seven weeks into the season, the NFL has gone like the NFL usually goes. That's to say: For everything we thought we knew, there have been two surprises...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 90,222 reads 130 comments

  3. Kirk Cousins Has NFL Future, But He's Proven It's Not As a Starter

    You know, it wasn't that long ago that Kirk Cousins was being anointed as the quarterback of the future in Washington...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 9,743 reads 58 comments

  4. Percy Harvin Trade Could Be Boost Rex Ryan, Geno Smith Need to Keep Jobs

    With the New York Jets mired in a six-game losing streak, there's been plenty of talk of axes falling in the Big Apple...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 40,948 reads 173 comments

  5. NFL Officials Are There to Enforce the Rules, Not Help Teams Follow Them

    Being an official in the National Football League is a thankless job. Make the right call, and fans will accuse you of having an agenda or over-officiating the game. Make the wrong call, and out come the swear words and the Mr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 32,682 reads 371 comments

  6. Is Colin Kaepernick Harder to Game-Plan Against Than Peyton Manning?

    If you polled a group of fans and asked them whether they'd rather see their favorite team face Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning or San Francisco 49ers signal-caller Colin Kaepernick , the vast majority would probably go with the latter.

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 14,956 reads 196 comments

  7. Replacing Victor Cruz Will Define New York Giants' Season

    The New York Giants lost much more than just a football game last week. In addition to being throttled 27-0 by the Philadelphia Eagles , the Giants lost arguably their best player on the offensive side of the ball...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 6,330 reads 17 comments

  8. NFL Predictions Week 7: Expert Consensus Projections

    There's a good chance that history will be made in the National Football League in Week 7. With two more touchdown passes Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 154,550 reads 122 comments

  9. NFL Picks Week 7: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    It's hard to believe, but we're already nearing the halfway point of the 2014 NFL regular season. As is usually the case, the first six weeks of the season have brought with them more surprises than you can count...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 289,899 reads 299 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's Week 6 NFL Awards

    It was another wild and wacky week in the NFL . Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning continued his assault on the record books, moving to within two touchdown passes of Brett Favre 's career record in a win over the New York Jets...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 107,555 reads 211 comments

  11. Bears Offense Drawing Criticism, but Defense Will Ultimately Be Their Downfall

    Over the past two weeks, the offense for the Chicago Bears has received its fair share of criticism. It's well-founded...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 7,431 reads 55 comments

  12. Fantasy Football 2014: The Week 6 Under-the-Radar All-Stars

    There are some unfortunate truths in fantasy football. Injuries happen. In the past week alone, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings and Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 30,607 reads 32 comments

  13. NFL Predictions Week 6: Expert Consensus Projections

    Some weeks I don't know why we even bother. Week 5 was a shining example of what makes the NFL both incredibly exciting and equally unpredictable. Five teams came back from double-digit deficits...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 210,376 reads 92 comments

  14. NFL Picks Week 6: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Week 5 in the National Football League was all about comebacks and beatdowns. No fewer than five NFL teams came roaring back from double-digit deficits to claim victories, headlined ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 336,740 reads 401 comments

  15. Bleacher Report's Week 5 NFL Awards

    Wild doesn't even begin to describe Week 5 in the NFL . There were no fewer than five double-digit comebacks from Detroit to Dallas, including the biggest comeback by a road team in the history of the National Football League...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 86,008 reads 160 comments

  16. Blame for Bengals' Inability to Win Big Games Isn't All Andy Dalton's

    Despite all the success the Cincinnati Bengals have enjoyed on the field over the past three seasons, it's been a different story under the bright lights in prime time or the postseason...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 1,658 reads 1 comments

  17. Buying or Selling Fantasy Football's Most Disappointing Stars in 2014

    As the calendar turns to October and we get ready for the fifth Sunday of the 2014 NFL season, more than a few fantasy owners are pulling their hair out...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 31,553 reads 81 comments

  18. Falcons Defense Doomed to Bury Them vs. Giants in Week 5 and in NFC South Race

    After a dismal 4-12 2013 season, things are looking up a bit for the Atlanta Falcons , who sit at 2-2 and tied for first place in the NFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 8,520 reads 43 comments

  19. NFL Predictions Week 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Projections

    If there's one thing in the NFL that's easy to predict, it's that things will be unpredictable. Week 4 served as an object lesson in that chaos...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 240,143 reads 119 comments

  20. NFL Picks Week 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    The first month of the 2014 NFL season is in the books. The last weekend in September brought with it plenty of surprises, none bigger than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' thrilling last-second win at Pittsburgh...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 316,237 reads 386 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's Week 4 NFL Awards

    You can't take anything for granted in the National Football League. That mantra was in full effect during a surprise-filled Week 4 that saw a dominant performance by the Dallas ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 111,613 reads 245 comments

  22. Benching EJ Manuel for Kyle Orton Short-Sighted Move by Scuffling Bills

    Two weeks ago, it was all smiles in Western New York. The Buffalo Bills announced the sale of the team to Terry Pegula, a move that would ensure the team stayed in Buffalo. The Bills were a surprising 2-0, all alone atop the AFC East...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 40,488 reads 96 comments

  23. Saints vs. Cowboys: A Complete Guide to Sunday Night Football Week 4

    Are you ready for some defense? If so, keep walking, because you aren't getting any here. What you will get in Sunday night's matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys is offensive subplots galore...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 1,337 reads 2 comments

  24. Banged-Up Bears Need Improvements from Ground Game to Contend in NFC North

    The Chicago Bears are 2-1 and tied for first place in the division heading into their big NFC North showdown with the Green Bay Packers , in large part due to the outstanding play of star wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 7,612 reads 23 comments

  25. NFL Predictions Week 4: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Projections

    It's hard to believe, but we've reached the last NFL weekend of September. The first month of the 2014 brought with it plenty of surprises...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 172,801 reads 70 comments